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Facebook Home rumored for iPhone, probably won’t happen

Facebook Home rumored for iPhone, probably won’t happen

When Facebook announced its new Facebook Home launch screen alternative earlier this month, it was quite obvious why Android was the only mobile platform getting the new launcher -- it's openness provides Facebook to easily implement Home on various Android devices. However, it's rumored that Facebook is currently in talks with Apple to bring Facebook Home to iOS, but we're not sure if it'll be possible.

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Foxconn rumored to be on hiring spree for iPhone 5S production

Foxconn rumored to be on hiring spree for iPhone 5S production

Rumors of the iPhone 5S have been pouring in lately, so it's no surprise that we're now hearing reports that Foxconn is beginning to ramp up production on the iPhone 5S and is beginning to hire more workers to take on the increase in production. The Zhengzhou factory in China, specifically saw in increase in workers, with recruiting beginning back in February.

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OS X 10.8.4 beta code hints at 802.11ac WiFi in upcoming Macs

OS X 10.8.4 beta code hints at 802.11ac WiFi in upcoming Macs

It's inevitable that Apple is going to release new Mac models at some point this year, particularly new MacBooks, since the iMacs just received a recent refresh. On the software end, Apple recently seeded the second beta version of OS X 10.8.4 Mountain Lion to developers, and the code inside of the operating system hint at the possibility of 802.11ac WiFi for new Mac models sometime this year.

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Windows Phone 8 to support 1080p and quad-core chips by 2014

Windows Phone 8 to support 1080p and quad-core chips by 2014

Windows Phone 8 is a pretty slick operating system, but it only supports up to 720p resolutions, as well as lower-quality WVGA and WXGA resolutions. However, it's said that Microsoft will be adding 1080p support to Windows Phone 8 by the end of this year, as well as planning larger devices with 5-inch-and-higher displays.

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BlackBerry Q10 reportedly arriving April 30 in Canada

BlackBerry Q10 reportedly arriving April 30 in Canada

The BlackBerry Z10, the company's flagship handset, as been out on the market for a while in Canada, but those wanting to get their hands on some QWERTY goodness will have to wait a while longer, as it's reported that the BlackBerry Q10 won't hit Canadian stores until April 30, while an expected launch date for other countries is still up in the air.

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Apple to introduce refreshed Mac Pros this month according to source

Apple to introduce refreshed Mac Pros this month according to source

The folks over at Mac Daily News have received a tip from a source they say has provided them with tips in the past that have proven true: Apple will be rolling out a refreshed line of Mac Pros. The tipster says the new line will be released some time this month, but didn't supply a precise date. Not much else was said, but what is known is available after the jump.

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Apple TV with “iRing” controller added to baseless rumor collection

Apple TV with “iRing” controller added to baseless rumor collection

The Apple television rumors are heating up again, folks. Only this time, there's some extra information that's floating around. In what sounds like a completely ridiculous prediction, analyst Brian White of Topeka Capital Markets says that an Apple television will launch this year, and it will come with an "iRing" of sorts as the motion controller. However, will it ever see the light of day? Not likely.

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Apple said to begin iPhone 5S production this quarter

Apple said to begin iPhone 5S production this quarter

A spring or summer launch of the next iPhone seems more and more imminent as another report notes that Apple is planning to begin production of the iPhone 5S sometime this quarter, which could be anytime from now until the end of June. The same report mentions that a less-expensive iPhone is in the works for later this year.

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AT&T HTC One pre-orders reportedly begin April 4, $250 for 32GB

AT&T HTC One pre-orders reportedly begin April 4, $250 for 32GB

After we've heard from several carriers about pre-orders with the Samsung GALAXY S 4, including AT&T and US Cellular, the HTC One has been rather mum about when it's going to make its appearance. However, it's been said that AT&T will open up pre-orders for the new device on April 4, with the entry-level 32GB model costing $250 after signing a two-year contract.

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iPhone 5S event tipped for June 20 while Apple patent suggests ceramics

iPhone 5S event tipped for June 20 while Apple patent suggests ceramics

Take today's latest iPhone news with a grain of salt, folks, but it looks like Apple's next iPhone could be announced on June 20, and be released a couple weeks later sometime in early July. This isn't an odd time frame for Apple, however, as they've made announcements in June in the past. This would then point to a fall launch of a possible lower-cost iPhone that, according to a new patent, could come with a ceramic body.

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Lenovo reportedly in talks to buy NEC’s mobile phone business

Lenovo reportedly in talks to buy NEC’s mobile phone business

It seems Lenovo isn't giving up on it's pursuit to buy out a mobile phone company. First it was BlackBerry, which may or may not be fizzling, but this time around it's reported that Lenovo is in talks to acquire NEC's mobile phone business. It's said that NEC is looking to change some things around with its mobile unit, and selling it to Lenovo might be an option.

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Windows 8 hardware requirement update hints at 7-inch tablet

Windows 8 hardware requirement update hints at 7-inch tablet

A recent change in Microsoft's hardware requirements for Windows 8 is creating a lot of speculation on what Microsoft has planned in the future. Previously, Windows 8 could only run on displays with a resolution of at least 1366x768. However, that requirement has been lowered to only 1024x768, which means that we could see smaller form factors of Windows tablets in the future.

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